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  1. Caravanners called to form a new clubRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Warrnambool Standard

    READY: Terry Hawkins and his wife Pam purchased their Golden Eagle caravan 18 months ago and are interested in starting a caravan club in Warrnambool. Picture: Amy Paton Mr Hawkins is a member of the Limestone Coasters Caravan Club from South Australia and believes the time is right for Warrnambool to have its own group.

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  2. National Capital Authority needs to rethink its purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. The National Capital Authority is at a crossroads.

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  3. Anna Bligh: mouthpiece, creative genius or sell-out to the Australian Bankers Association?Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    The most surprising development in Australian politics last week was the announcement that former Queensland premier Anna Bligh was to become chief executive of the Australian Bankers Association. Bligh, also a former national president of the Labor Party, was described by a former state government colleague as being "as core Labor as you can get".

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  4. Aaron Finch, Michael Klinger fifties help Australia to 187/6 vs Sri Lanka in 3rd T20IRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | CricketCountry.com

    Sri Lanka, for the third time in a row, won the toss and put Australia in. Visitors currently lead the three-T20I series, 2-0 and are eyeing a clean-sweep in the third and final T20I at Adelaide.

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  5. Faces of Innocents: Two names added to the Child Victim TollRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    On Wednesday, Philip Kinraid was sent to prison for the death of his daughter, Esme. The two-year-old is one of 212 names recorded in Stuff 's Child Victim Toll.

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  6. India vs Australia: Pune pitch surprises Australia, Steve Smith mulling to play three spinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | India.com

    Ahead of the first Test against India beginning Thursday, Aussie captain Steve Smith is planning to go with three specialist spinners. The pitch at Pune's Maharashtra Cricket Stadium has forced Australia to rethink their plans for the opening Test against India.

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  7. Four Americans Dead In Australian King Air CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The five were on a twin-engine Beechcraft Super King Air that crashed about 45 minutes before the Direct Factory Outlet mall in suburban Essendon was to open, Police Minister Lisa Neville said. "Five on the aircraft and looks like no-one has survived the crash", said Victoria police assistant commissioner Stephen Leane, AFP reported.

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  8. Five feared dead as plane crashes into shopping mall in MelbourneRead the original story

    24 min ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    She said the Mr De Haven, 70, was "extremely athletic" and at one time aspired to become a professional golfer, but his young family at the time came first. De Haven and his wife were part of a larger group that included at least two other couples who were touring Australia over the course of three weeks and meant to also see New Zealand, Wicht said.

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  9. Saputo secures last slice of Australia's Warrnambool Cheese and ButterRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    A delivery truck is parked at the Warrnambool Cheese and Butter factory, located around 265 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. A delivery truck is parked at the Warrnambool Cheese and Butter factory, located around 265 kilometres southwest of Melbourne.

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  10. Anna Edie has been appointed General Manager at Crowne Plaza Queenstown, AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Hospitality Net

    InterContinental Hotels Group PLC Broadwater Park Denham, Buckinghamshire, UB9 5HR United Kingdom Phone: +44 871 942 Fax: +44 871 942 9101 Visit Website Australian-born Anna, 33, takes the helm at Queenstown's award-winning lakefront hotel after eight years with the InterContinental Hotels Group , most recently as Executive Assistant Manager at Australia's iconic Intercontinental Sydney Double Bay. Anna's extensive hotel career has seen her overseeing rooms division and food and beverage operations for new and established IHG hotels, including Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa, pre-opening at Holiday Inn Gwangju in Korea, Crowne Plaza Darwin and Intercontinental Shenzhen in China.

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  11. Chris Waite has been appointed Director of Communications Australasia ...Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Hospitality Net

    InterContinental Hotels Group PLC Broadwater Park Denham, Buckinghamshire, UB9 5HR United Kingdom Phone: +44 871 942 Fax: +44 871 942 9101 Visit Website InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Chris Waite to the role of Director of Communications, Australasia and Japan. Mr Waite is responsible for leading the communications function for IHG and its core brands of InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo and EVEN Hotels in these rapidly-expanding markets, as well as elevating IHG's industry thought leadership positioning.

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  12. Smith rejects India whitewash forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Daily Star

    Australia's captain Steve Smith speaks during his pre-match press conference at the Maharashtra Cricket Association stadium in Pune on February 22, 2017. Photo: AFP Steve Smith dismissed predictions Wednesday that Australia face another series whitewash against India but admitted they had to show more fight to have any chance of stopping the world's number one Test team.

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  13. Milo, Donald Trump and the outer limits of hate speech: When does...Read the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Salon

    Everybody loves free speech until they don't. The exact opposite is the case with "deplatforming," which is what recently happened to former Breitbart editor and professional troll .

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  14. Eliza McCartney wows rush-hour fans in Britomart pole vault displayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    On a temporarily constructed downtown runway, New Zealand's pole-vaulting sweetheart Eliza McCartney prepared to launch herself skyward ... or as close to the sky as the shopping mall's glass ceiling would allow. Less than two metres away - far closer than McCartney or any of her rivals were used to - rubberneckers jostled for a better view, blithely unaware that they might be called upon to catch a falling athlete or dodge a shard of flying fibreglass at any moment.

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  15. 'He's showed who and what we are to the world':...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    He's shown the world who we are, and now filmmaker Taika Waititi has been named the 2017 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year. Chief judge Cameron Bennett said the man behind coming-of-age Kiwi hits Hunt for the Wilderpeople and Boy was talented, inspiring and a "thoroughly worthy recipient" of the supreme award.

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  16. India vs Australia 2017: When and where to watch India vs Australia...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | India.com

    India will look to continue their scintillating run in the longer format as they host Australia in the first Test of the four-match Test series on Thursday in Pune. Virat Kohli and Co.

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  17. Roar new boys ready to make their markRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Mercury

    ACL An under-strength Brisbane side have held on to take a point from the opening game of their Asian Champions League campaign. AVRAAM Papadopoulos and Cameron Crestani might be at the opposite ends of their playing careers but both defenders have the same goal - securing a Brisbane Roar contract for next season.

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  18. Director Taika Waititi wins New Zealander of the Year awardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Director Taika Waititi has been named New Zealander of the Year at the annual awards ceremony celebrating Kiwi culture and achievement on Wednesday night. He was joined by resettleda refugee advocate Rez Gardi, former Royal New Zealand Ballet and Film Festival manager Sue Paterson and medical scientist professor Ed Gane as category winners.

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  19. Steve Smith rejects Harbhajan's whitewash forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of India

    "Everyone is entitled to their opinion. However, I don't believe that's the case.

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  20. Pilot shouted - Mayday' before crashing into Australian mallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    Australian media reports on Wednesday said that the pilot had been under investigation over a near mid-air collision that happened in September A pilot repeatedly yelled out "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall , killing himself and four American tourists, an accident investigator said on Wednesday. Police blamed "catastrophic engine failure" when a twin-engine Beechcraft B200 Super King Air crashed into the Direct Factory Outlet mall in the Melbourne suburb of Essendon on Tuesday moments after take-off from a nearby runway.

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